Golf in Oroville

$31 for 9-Hole Golf Outing for 2 with Burgers & House Beers at Dingus McGee's (Up to $63.90 Value)

Dingus McGee's

Auburn

$63.90 $31

9-hole executive challenges golfers' short-game skills and works up appetites for burgers, sandwiches, and house brewed beers

$54 for Round of Golf for Two Including Cart Rental and Range Balls at Auburn Valley Golf Course ($108 Value)

Auburn Valley Golf Course

Auburn

$108 $54

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18-hole championship course with a grass driving range and a back nine that incorporates water on every hole

One or Three Private Lessons with Video Analysis and Club Evaluation at Rocklin Golf Academy (Up to 68% Off)

Rocklin Golf Academy

Rocklin

$120 $39

Instructor Brad Heninger draws from professional experience in lessons that include video swing analysis and club evaluation

$69.99 for Golf with Cart at Woodcreek Golf Club and Diamond Oaks- Valid 7 days a week ($122 Value)

Woodcreek Golf Club and Diamond Oaks Golf Course

Multiple Locations

$122 $69.99

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Enjoy 18 holes of golf at picturesque Woodcreek course or Ted Robinson-designed Diamond Oaks course

$20 for an 18-Hole Round of Golf for Two at Antelope Greens Golf Course (Up to $50 Value)

Antelope Greens Golf Course

Antelope

$50 $20

Par 58 executive course snakes through intervening waterways, offering players a condensed round of golf

$15 for Two 90-Minute Beginner Golf Lessons at Bing Maloney Golf Course ($39.95 Value)

Bing Maloney Golf Course

Sacramento

$39.95 $15

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Apprentice pursuing certification as a LPGA Class A pro corrects bad swing habits and teaches students how to appreciate the game of golf

One Round of FootGolf for Two or Four at Bradshaw Ranch Golf Course (Up to 47% Off)

Bradshaw Ranch Golf Course

Vineyard

$18 $10

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Combine soccer moves and golf rules by navigating soccer balls down golfing greens and sinking them into expanded cups

$15 for Two 90-Minute Beginner Golf Lessons at Haggin Oaks ($39.95 Value)

Haggin Oaks

Sacramento

$39.95 $15

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Introductory small-group golf lessons help newcomers learn skills, rules, and etiquette under the tutelage of a seasoned golf professional

$129 for a One-Week Junior Golf Camp at Cordova Golf Course ($275 Value). Three Sessions Available.

Cordova Golf Course

Sacramento

$275 $129

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Instructors teach juniors 9–17 swing technique, course strategy, and the rules and etiquette essential to the game of golf

$20 for Round of Golf for One with Cart Rental at Bass Lake Golf Course (Up to $46 Value)

Bass Lake Golf Course

Cameron Park

$46 $20

Cleaved into Sierra Nevada foothills, picturesque course presents elevation changes and fairways lined with mature trees

1 or 3 Semiprivate Lessons for One, or One or Three 60-Minute Lessons for Up to Five at Golf4fun (Up to 72% Off)

Golf4fun

Davis

$30 $15

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Golfers absorb score-shaving advice from instructor Ken Sawitzky during lessons that include driving range and on-course practice

Nine Holes of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rental and Lunch at Camino Heights Golf Course (50% Off)

Camino Heights Golf Course

Camino

$50 $25

Golfers work up an appetite playing the 1,932 yard, par 31 course, which is at a 3,000-foot elevation and features picturesque views

18-Hole Round of Golf for One, Two, or Four at La Contenta Golf Club (Up to 71% Off)

La Contenta Golf Club

La Contenta Golf Club

$34 $10

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Designed by Richard Bigler, the 18-hole course drapes for 6,425 yards over the Sierra foothills

3 or 5 Private or Semi-Private Golf Lessons and Swing Analysis from Mark S. Macy Golf Instruction (Up to 52% Off)

Mark S. Macy Golf Instruction

Country Drives

$295 $145

An instructor brings three decades of golf experience to relaxed lessons that hone the skills of students of all skill levels

Nine-Hole Golf Outing for Two or Four with Range Balls at Healdsburg Golf Club (Up to 52% Off)

Healdsburg Golf Club

Healdsburg

$93 $49

Nine-hole course carves through Wine Country, ascending above tops of fir trees to reveal panoramas of Dry Creek Valley

18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart and Range Balls for One, Two, or Four at The Links at Squaw Creek (Up to 51% Off)

The Links at Squaw Creek

Resort At Squaw Creek Condo

$99 $49

Majestic views of Squaw Valley and the Sierra Peaks serve as a backdrop for challenging rounds that reward accuracy on narrow fairways

18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart and Range Balls at Micke Grove Golf Links (Up to 47% Off)

Micke Grove Golf Links

Lodi

$84 $45

Links-style layout pits players against eight lakes, 42 sand bunkers, and a 14th hole that features a 179-yard-long water hazard

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The native beauty of Bidwell Park serves as the scenic backdrop for Bidwell Park Golf Course, a 6,363-yard layout comprised of two distinct 9-hole experiences. Characterized by parkland-style terrain, the front nine includes two of the round's more difficult tracks: the 520-yard, par-five fifth hole and the 412-yard, par-four sixth hole, both of which demand accurate drives and approach shots down narrow fairways and into greens guarded by sandtraps. The back nine ripples over Northern California foothills, creating shot opportunities where golfers will have to adjust their swings for up- or down-hill targets. Though water only comes into play on two holes, a stream runs throughout the entire course, attracting wildlife and caddies who need a place to wash the grass stains out of their coveralls.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 71/72 course * Length of 6,363 yards from the tips * Course rating of 70.4 from the tips * Slope rating of 126 from the tips * Three tee options

3199 Golf Course Rd
Chico,
CA
US

Copses of serene pines, oaks, and redwoods cluster along no fewer than 36 rye-grass fairways at Lincoln Hills Golf Club. Even after creating its first 18-hole Hills course, designed by professional golfer Billy Casper and famed course architect Greg Nash, the club decided it wanted another. Its ambition created a second par 72 layout—the Orchard course—giving golfers a choice between two courses where large greens nestle amid rolling hills and naturally occurring wetlands.

The older Hills course unfurls over 6,876 yards. Its second hole demands a tee shot over a lake and onto a tight fairway before players even begin to aim at a green guarded by a bunker on the left. The newer Orchard course also makes golfers sweat at the second fairway, its hardest, which earns a par 5 by coming in at 598 yards and offering a plethora of sand bunkers as well as a 75-foot slope from the tee box to the green.

Instead of smashing cell phones to make rudimentary compasses, golfers navigate the course in GPS-equipped golf carts. The club also entices players with an 8-acre driving range, a practice area for putting and chipping, and individual or group lessons with professionals Steven Treadway and Patty Snyder—a former LPGA Tour player.

1005 Sun City Ln
Lincoln,
CA
US

The Ridge Golf Course and Event Center's 6,734-yard course—designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.—stretches across wide-open, natural expanses, and up and over rippling foothills to reveal breath-taking views. The 18-hole, par 71 course offers challenges for golfers of all levels, daring them to evade the 48 bunkers, water hazards, and oak trees that have been known to hit balls back. Some holes are especially tricky, for instance, on hole 7, an uphill fairway precedes a 26-yard-deep rolling green, prompting golfers to pull their three-wood instead of their driver. But as Greg French—retired director of Golf at The Ridge—said, "It doesn't have to be a difficult course," according to their website. Each hole contains four sets of tees, enabling new players to set up closer, less-difficult shots.

When they're not testing their mettle on the course, players can settle disputes with their empty stomachs at the club’s bar and grill, where cooks grill burgers and sizzle up hot sandwiches.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 71 course * Total length of 6,734 yards from the back tees * Course rating of 72.2 from the back tees * Course slope of 137 from the back tees * Four sets of tees per hole * Scorecard

2020 Golf Course Road
Auburn,
CA
US

In 1988, the owners of a ramshackle golf course put it up for sale, taking out a small advertisement in the San Francisco Chronicle. But where others saw a lost cause, Gordon Morrice saw an opportunity. He quickly bought the course and set to improving it, clearing the rocks and trees littering the fairways, planting new trees, and adding concrete paths to keep wild carts from burrowing into the grass. Over two decades, Morrice and his family transformed Black Oak Golf Course into a facility worthy of a country club, with tiered poa annua greens highlighted by the signature fourth hole—a 131-yard par 3 featuring a dramatic tee shot over water. Along with a regular maintenance staff, at least one member of Morrice's family oversees the course on any given day, retaining a level of personal attention that keeps it from shriveling into a mini-golf course like so many before it.

Course at a Glance: * Nine-hole course with a driving range and practice greens * Total length of 3,164 yards from the back tees * Course rating of 70.4 from the back tees * Course slope of 128 from the back tees * Four sets of tees per hole

2455 Black Oak Rd
Auburn,
CA
US

Staffed by experienced professionals and computers who’ve sworn allegiance to the Three Laws of Golfing Robotics, GolfTec’s syndicate of golf training centers grooms games with a five-pronged approach enhanced by technological refinements. Score-shaving wisdom resonates within the walls of the indoor facilities, where certified personal coaches point out flaws and strengths while providing golfers with tips to permanently improve their game from tee to green. By utilizing video swing analysis and motion-measurement software, instructors can assess pupils’ abilities with objective data and a fact-based tact superior to traditional hearsay-oriented coaching strategies. To further enhance performance, GolfTec offers club-fitting services to match each swing profile with its ideal set of sticks.

1150 Sunset Blvd
Rocklin,
CA
US

The duo of 18-hole courses, Woodcreek Golf Club and Diamond Oaks Golf Course lie side by side, making it easy for guests to sneak in a double-header. The former, a par-72 track, unravels amongst mature oak trees and native wetlands, while the latter, a Ted Robinson-designed classic open since 1953, accommodates the skill spectrum with three sets of tees and straight fairways. Guests can fine-tune their games on the night-lit driving range and chipping green, or head to the pro shop to stock up on the latest golf gear, including drivers, designer shirts, and blow horns for waking up napping caddies.

5880 Woodcreek Oaks Blvd
Roseville,
CA
US